Senior management of the council

Our staff work in four main departments. These are Commissioning, Communities and Policy; Children's Services; Adult Care, and Economy, Transport and Environment.


The strategic directors form our senior management, leading the work of more than 30,000 employees who provide services across Derbyshire.

Strategic Director of Commissioning, Communities and Policy

Emma Alexander 
email: emma.alexander@derbyshire.gov.uk

Strategic Director of Children's Services

Jane Parfrement
email: jane.parfrement@derbyshire.gov.uk

Strategic Director of Adult Care

Joy Hollister
email: joy.hollister@derbyshire.gov.uk

Strategic Director of Economy, Transport and Environment

Mike Ashworth
email: mike.ashworth@derbyshire.gov.uk

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